Elizabeth Dennen was born and raised in Oxford, Connecticut. She began her early dance training at Woodbury Ballet, under the direction of Randyl Errica, and went on to win the Connecticut Classic Ballet Grand Prize for Pas de Deux in May, 2011. She continued her training at Adelphi University under the direction of Frank Augustyn, earning a BFA in Dance, Magna Cum Laude, with a double minor in Marketing and Communications in May of 2015. While at Adelphi University, Elizabeth performed Acts Of Light, a piece by Martha Graham, at the Joyce Theater in New York City. She was the chapter President of Nu Delta Alpha, a dance honor society, which she brought to the University. Elizabeth had the honor of studying and performing One of A Kind and Petite Mort by Jirí Kylián under Elke Schepers her senior year. She was also chosen to appear in a series of video promotions for Adelphi University during her years as an undergraduate Dance Major.
Following graduation, Elizabeth joined Kansas City Ballet for their 2015-16 season, as a member of the second company. She also performed as a swan in Swan Lake with KCB. Elizabeth has attended summer intensives with Bolshoi Ballet, Festival Ballet Providence and Boca Ballet Theater. While at Boca Ballet Theater, Elizabeth performed in Serenade and most recently, as Mona in Giselle.
This is Elizabeth’s third season working with Ballet Frontier, and she is eagerly anticipating the upcoming season